Author of several specialty books on Native America, lecturer, consultant, musician, Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Modena, Italy in Native American Cultures and Civilizations, Claude Dordis is also a recognized and sought-after medicine man, trained in the White Mountain Apache tradition, who holds regular sweat lodge ceremonies on his remote property in his homeland mountains of Auvergne, in the center of France.
Over years of practice and travels, he has gathered a most remarkable collection of Native American dolls from all over Turtle Island, many of which are unique and rare antiques.
His collection is presented and made available for purchase here for the first time.
Christian Métrailler, a professional career as film producer, but also a keen passion for First Nations cultures, and a lifetime walking the Red Road.
Photographer and webmaster of the Ethnic Dolls of the Americas website, and creator of Firewind Creations.
Firewind Creations presents museum-quality restorations and historical recreations of antique artifacts from the Plains and Plateau cultures like full breastplates, crow loop necklaces, medicine necklaces, beadwork, rattles, pipes, etc. using period-correct, vintage, and, in many cases, actual antique materials. Each piece is unique. Custom orders possible, please enquire by email HERE.